Andre de Dienes, Marilyn by Steve CristHe settled in California and here, in the wide-open landscapes and under the near-constant sunshine, he made a speciality of plein-air photography of the nude. His encounter with one particular young model was an epiphany. He recounts how he called a lady model agent he knew, Emmeline Snively, who had the Blue Book Model Agency at the Ambassador Hotel, and explained to her that he was back in Hollywood again and needed models for photos of nudes, artistic nudes for a new project he had in mind. Miss Snively said there was a pretty girl in her office, waiting for her first modeling assignment, who had just started in the profession and perhaps would pose for nudes. Miss Snively said she would send the young lady to see him right away and that her name was Norma Jeane Baker. From the instant I looked at her and we began to talk, her voice, her smile, her beautiful blue eyes revived in my mind Krisztina, the maid in Transylvania whom I loved so much. Norma Jeane was like the spitting image of Krisztina except that she was only
Marilyn - André de Dienes
Andre de Dienes, Marilyn
Your Shopping Cart. Your shoppingcart is empty! Don't have an account? Create your account. Marilyn Monroe - image 8. Before Marilyn, there was Norma Jeane A story of love and friendship with a megastar in the making.
The making of Marilyn
Thanksgiving is just about here and you know full well what that means. As soon as they cart the turkey off to the kitchen, the Christmas commercials are going to hit and hit hard. So in the spirit of the true holiday, which at least in the U.
Dienes was born in Transilvania, Hungary , present day Romania , on December 18, , and left home at 15 after the suicide of his mother. In Tunisia he purchased his first camera, a 35mm Retina. Returning to Europe he arrived in Paris in to study art, and bought a Rolleiflex shortly after. When not working as a fashion photographer Dienes travelled the USA photographing Native American culture , including the Apache, Hopi, and Navajo reservations and their inhabitants. De Dienes married twice, and died of cancer on April 11, ,  in Hollywood.
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